• WORSHIP MINISTRIES

We encourage members to use their gifts in worship leadership.

What Brings You Joy?

Passionate about reading? Join our Readers and share God’s word with the congregation. Gifted musically? Join our choir and/or Praise Team and help lead the congregation in singing God’s praise.

Consult the tabs below for details of the Sunday morning ministries you could become involved with. Training is provided for all who wish to serve.

To get involved at St. Paul’s, please consult the Parish Directory for contact names, phone numbers and other details.

St. Paul’s Worship Ministries Include

Alter Guild

The Altar Guild cares for the silver, the linens, the hangings and banners, the brass and the flowers in the church. They set up the altar for the Eucharist and clean up afterwards.

Greeters

A crucial ministry of hospitality, these members welcome people as they arrive at our worship services.

Intercessors

These volunteers lead the Prayers of the People at the 9:15 and 11 a.m. services.

Lay Administers

These volunteers are appointed by Vestry on the recommendation of the incumbent to administer the chalice at the Eucharist.

Readers

These volunteers read the Scriptures appointed for the day at our worship services.

Servers

A server assists the priest at the altar and may carry the cross in procession.

Choir

Our Choir provide music leadership at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday service and at other services such as Evensong and some special services during the Christmas and Easter seasons. New members are always welcome.

Praise Team

An eclectic group of musicians and singers provides music leadership at our 11:00 a.m. Sunday service and at other occasions and services throughout the year.

Liturgical Assistants

These members are appointed by the incumbent to assist in worship at the 9:15 Eucharist and occasionally lead Morning Prayer. They also lead worship at Almonte’s nursing homes.

Counters

Each Sunday the offering is counted, recorded, and readied for deposit in the bank. Each team takes a turn approximately once a month.